Arik Air is resuming flight operations from Abuja to Sokoto and Kano effective today, September 3, 2021.
About three years after its unveiling in London, United Kingdom, and subsequent suspension, the Federal Government is having another go at the new national carrier project with an estimated sum of N170.5 billion already on the table.
Airlines, yesterday, raised the alarm over the cost implication of mandatory coronavirus tests, citing the impact on airfares that have spiked by over 45 per cent.
Arik Air management says it has reintroduced flights from Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja, to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital with effect from May 10.
Despite the operational hiccups facing the sector, local airlines have recorded a marginal rebound in business, recording improved passenger patronage across networks.
At least two new airlines are warning up to make entry into the local operations flying the turboprop aircraft.
Descending the final approach into Runway-18 Right of Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, the “Lady Bird” could hardly be missed. On the ground...
Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) is set to float a new airline, NG Eagle, deploying some of the assets of distressed Arik Air.
When flight operations resumed last July after weeks of COVID-19 lockdown, the major industry worry was low passenger patronage.
21 Dec 2020
The Guardian learnt that the chaos were connected with erratic flight delays, overbooking, indiscriminate rescheduling and poor communications on flight status, all pitting exhausted air travellers against airport and airline staffers.
18 Dec 2020
The colossal loss in aviation should not have come as a surprise. Air travel is a high-end, tight budget industry where every minute counts and is accounted for. Three months of lockdown could only mean collateral doom.